Larry Ramos, 68, of Yuma, Arizona, formerly of Battle Creek and Lansing died unexpectedly Thursday, December 24, 2020 at Mayo Clinic in Phoenix, Arizona. Larry was born on June 29, 1952 in Marshall, Michigan to Alfredo and Dominga (Trevino) Ramos.
Larry is survived by the love of his life, best friend and wife Cynthia Ramos. His three Children, Amy (Todd) Wilcox, Larry (DeAnne) Ramos II and Brooke (Jason) Barksdale. 9 Grandchildren, MacKenzie Ramos, Farynn (Michael) Galloway, Paytin Wilcox, Christiano Ramos, Caiden Ramos, Kourtni (Chaz) King, Tobin Egger, Amaya Ballard and Donte Barksdale. 2 great granddaughter’s, Zella and Cadence; siblings Alfredo jr. (Georgie) Ramos, Dominga (Rick) Conine, Olga (Al) Peludat, JoAnn (Chuck) Banning, Nina (Leroy) Oliver, Jerry (Barb) Ramos, Cindy (Don) Hammond, Gene Ramos, Juan Ramos, and Sue (Randy) Smith, Multiple Nieces and Nephews, his first Wife Sandra Savage Crawford, (Amy and Larry II mother). He was preceded in death by his Mother and Father, his brother’s Blas, and Roy Ramos. His in-laws Elma and Lyle Wahley.
Larry retired as a journeyman pipefitter from Fisher Body Plant Local 602. Larry took great pride in his family with his wife, children, grandchildren and great grandchildren being the apples of his eye. Larry and Cindy enjoyed their long weekend getaways to the foothills and downtown Yuma to listen to live music. Larry enjoyed watching all of his grandchildren play their various sports and did not hesitate to share their victories with his siblings. The relationship he had with his grandchildren was very special. He was their “papa”. Larry spent much of his time outdoors where he loved camping and fishing. Larry was known to keep in touch with everyone, putting them first. He had a big heart and made everyone he met feel special and loved. He was everyone’s “favorite”. Larry would give you his last dollar or the shirt off his back. He was willing to help everyone. He was a lover of people, a man after Jesus’ heart. Larry instilled these attributes in the people he loved.
A celebration of his life will be held this summer. Information and details will be announced. In place of flower memorial, the family is asking that donations be made in the name of Larry Ramos to: Mayo Clinic, Covid Research, department of development. 200 1st street SW, Rochester, Minnesota 55905
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